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Bin collections update

Our bin crews will out on Saturday 16 December catching up on missed collections from this week. Thank you for your patience.

Latest news

Christmas Charity Flyer

Join Coventry in celebrating 60 years of community and voluntary action

Published on Thursday, 14 December 2017 in Community and living news

Voluntary Action Coventry will be hosting an event to celebrate their 60th anniversary today 11am – 2pm at Warwick Road United Reformed Church.

Arsalan Abdulbakht

Leamington man sentenced after illegal cigarette lies in Coventry

Published on Tuesday, 12 December 2017 in Trading standards news

12 months Prison Sentence for storing illegal tobacco products.

Advice on MMR Vaccine

Published on Tuesday, 12 December 2017 in Public health news

Public Health England (PHE) has issued advice for the public to ensure they have had the MMR vaccine after outbreaks of measles are confirmed in five areas of England.

Covsafe

Coventry Safe Space opens this December

Published on Friday, 08 December 2017 in Public health news

A new partnership service will be running throughout Christmas to help keep people safe during the festive period.

Coventry named as UK City of Culture 2021

Published on Friday, 08 December 2017 in Community and living news

Coventry is gearing up for one of the biggest years in its history after being named UK City of Culture 2021.

Award winners and Mayor

Herbert Media team win Emerging Talent award

Published on Thursday, 07 December 2017 in Community and living news

Herbert Media have won the Emerging Talent award at Oska Bright Film Festival in Brighton.

Mission Christmas at Old Grammar School

Coventry student helps launch Mission Christmas Campaign

Published on Thursday, 07 December 2017 in Children and families news

This Christmas, Free Radio Cash for Kids have launched their first ever Mission Christmas campaign.

Edwina jones - Good Citizen

Edwina is latest Good Citizen

Published on Wednesday, 06 December 2017 in Civic recognition and awards news

Edwina Jones is the latest Coventry resident to be presented with a Good Citizen Award by Coventry’s Lord Mayor.

Winter

Another cold weather warning for the West Midlands

Published on Wednesday, 06 December 2017 in Public health news

Cold weather warning for Coventry - a reminder for residents to be a good neighbour.

Lets be friends children

Coventry Student brings friendship to children 3,000 miles apart

Published on Tuesday, 05 December 2017 in Community and living news

More than 150 children have extended the hand of friendship 3,000 miles between the UK and Iraq in the latest Coventry-run project to promote peace and reconciliation.

Two people on bikes

Choose How You Move in Coventry

Published on Tuesday, 05 December 2017 in Public health news

Join in the conversation, how do you travel more actively in Coventry and Warwickshire?

Masterji book launch

Coventry photographer ‘Masterji’ launches first ever book

Published on Monday, 04 December 2017 in Leisure and culture news

Ninety five year-old Coventry photographer ‘Masterji’ is revelling in his new found fame.

Conference speakers

Coventry hosts national welfare agencies event

Published on Friday, 01 December 2017 in Community and living news

Agencies across the country are meeting in Coventry today to look at a wide variety of issues affecting people on a low income, struggling with debts and coping with welfare benefit changes.

Back the bid

Back the Bid tomorrow

Published on Thursday, 30 November 2017 in Community and living news

Tomorrow (1 December) the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport will be showcasing Coventry on social media.

EnV Volunteers

Community business award for city ambassadors

Published on Wednesday, 29 November 2017 in Community and living news

EnV and Coventry Ambassadors are celebrating five years of volunteering after their latest award win.

Battery plant

National Battery Manufacturing Development Facility to make Coventry and Warwickshire its home

Published on Wednesday, 29 November 2017 in Planning and development news

The announcement that Coventry and Warwickshire will be the home of the new £80 million National Battery Manufacturing Development Facility (NBMDF) will “only enhance the reputation” of the region.

Meggitt PLC announces £130 million investment in facility in the Midlands

Published on Wednesday, 29 November 2017 in Planning and development news

International aerospace and defence engineering group Meggitt PLC today announces plans to build a multi-million pound facility in the West Midlands.

Christmas decorations

Christmas craft weekend

Published on Wednesday, 29 November 2017 in Events news

A weekend of festive fun will be held at the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum, Coventry, starting Friday 8 December from 7.30pm.

Cold weather warning

Published on Monday, 27 November 2017 in Public health news

Weather warning alerts have been issued for the West Midlands to expect severely cold weather, from Tuesday onwards, with widespread frosts.

Coventry man sentenced over illegal cigarettes

Published on Monday, 27 November 2017 in Trading standards news

Mr Hemin Hassan Abass, 37, of Swancroft Road, appeared before a judge recently (21 November) after Coventry’s Trading Standards Team found illegal cigarettes in his van.

Coventry Ambassadors

Five year celebration event for Coventry Ambassadors

Published on Friday, 24 November 2017 in Volunteering news

A celebration event will be held next week to mark the contribution made by the Coventry Ambassadors during the past five years.

Alcohol ambulance for Coventry

New night time triage service goes live

Published on Friday, 24 November 2017 in Public health news

Arley medical services are the new provider for the night time triage service in Coventry.

Health and Safety Training Courses January - March 2018

Published on Friday, 24 November 2017 in Services for schools news

We would like to remind you that there are still places available for the following health and safety training courses that are due to take place in the near future:-

Takeover challenge

Young people and organisations take part in 11 Million Takeover Day Challenge

Published on Friday, 24 November 2017 in Children and families news

Young people in Coventry are taking part in the national 11 Million Day Takeover Challenge today (24 November).

Lights switch on

Thousands watch lights switch-on

Published on Thursday, 23 November 2017 in Events news

Thousands of people joined in the Christmas festivities at the city’s big switch-on in Broadgate last night.

Positive Youth Foundation

Youth in full voice for UK City of Culture 2021

Published on Wednesday, 22 November 2017 in Community and living news

Positive Youth Foundation (PYF) has been given the title Honorary Partner for its contribution to the city’s efforts to land the prestigious title – UK City of Culture 2021.

Council set to boost City of Culture

Published on Tuesday, 21 November 2017 in Community and living news

Coventry City Council’s Cabinet is set to approve financial backing for the UK City of Culture 2021.

New-look city centre moves another step closer

Published on Tuesday, 21 November 2017 in Planning and development news

Plans to bring about the City Centre South (CCS) project will transform the heart of Coventry.

City Centre Area Action plan

Published on Monday, 20 November 2017 in Planning and development news

Coventry’s City Centre Area Action Plan has now received government approval following its submission to the Secretary of State in April 2016.

Council plans big boost to city’s heritage

Published on Monday, 20 November 2017 in Local history and heritage news

The Council is set to approve entry into a Strategic Partnership with Historic Coventry Trust (HCT) that will lead to the transfer and refurbishment of a number of historic buildings in the city.

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